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Uzhhorod – Ancient Castle: walking tour

Created with Sketch. Uzhhorod, Transcarpathian region, Ukraine
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Duration

3 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

10 people

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Overview

Sightseeing tour of Uzhgorod “Uzhgorod – the ancient hail” always fascinates guests with its European charm. The official history of the city is more than 1100 years old, making Uzhgorod one of the oldest cities in our country. The history of Ungvar (the old name of Uzhhorod) is the history of the Kingdom of Hungary, the Austrian Empire and the Czechoslovak Republic, and each era has left its mark on the appearance of the city.

Excursion to Uzhgorod… Walking through the old streets, you will find yourself in different historical epochs, discover the unknown pages of European history and see an amazing combination of architecture of different times and styles. Uzhhorod Castle, open-air museum – open-air museum “Old Village”, Korzo Street, Exaltation of the Cross Greek Catholic Cathedral, Bishop’s Palace, Hasidic Synagogue, lime alley, Czech Quarter (Sakura Quarter) – this and much more will surely interest you, adding in the palette of discoveries new bright colors.

The program of the sightseeing tour of Uzhgorod:

– Excursion to the historical center of Uzhhorod:

Market Square, Corso Street, Hasidic Synagogue, pedestrian bridge over the Uzh River, Sándor Petőfi Square, lime alley, Czech Quarter, rock garden, St. George’s Roman Catholic Church (18th century), St. Giselle’s House, Greek Catholic Cathedral bishops (XVIII century), the square of Empress Maria Theresa, mini-sculptures and cafes of Uzhgorod.

Uzhhorod Castle (IX – VII centuries). Transcarpathian Museum of Local Lore.

Transcarpathian Museum of Folk Architecture and Life – open-air museum.

A tour of ancient Uzhgorod will always bring many new discoveries and bright, positive impressions. Here, every street, every house breathes antiquity, and underfoot – the old cobblestones of the Czech or Austrian period. And this is not surprising, because the official history of the city is more than 1100 years old. The city impresses with a variety of architectural styles: Gothic, Baroque, Art Nouveau, Constructivism, Renaissance… And all this diversity, as a whole, is a single architectural ensemble of Uzhgorod. A walk along the old Corso Street awaits you, which in Italian jargon is a “place to walk”, justifying its name. Koryatovych Square, formerly known as the Market Square, has long been famous for its market days, as in 1380 the King of Hungary gave the city the honorary right to hold royal fairs.

Excursion around Uzhgorod is scheduled every Friday, on individual orders – on other days.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A tour of ancient Uzhgorod will always bring many new discoveries and bright, positive impressions. Here, every street, every house breathes antiquity, and underfoot - the old cobblestones of the Czech or Austrian period. And this is not surprising, because the official history of the city is more than 1100 years old. The city impresses with a variety of architectural styles: Gothic, Baroque, Art Nouveau, Constructivism, Renaissance. A walk along the old Corso Street awaits you, which in Italian jargon is a "place to walk", justifying its name. Koryatovych Square, formerly known as the Market Square, has long been famous for its market days, as in 1380 the King of Hungary gave the city the honorary right to hold royal fairs.

Itinerary

Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod is an exceptionally attractive intertwining and center of various European cultures. Here coexist the brightest aromas and tastes, national traditions and religious denominations. Here you can discover the unique charm of ancient architecture and touching mini-monuments. Then, thanks to the diversity of culture and the proximity of other countries, before going on a trip you can visit the cozy cafes and restaurants, where it is recommended to enjoy delicious food and delicious coffee.

Included/Excluded

  • Excursion service at tourist sites
  • Accompaniment by a guide
  • Entrance tickets: castle - 50 UAH / person; open-air museum - 40 UAH / person.
  • Wine tasting - 100 UAH / person.

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Uzhhorod, Transcarpathian region, Ukraine

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